Careers

Create With Us!

 

Have you ever wanted to work on globally recognized fantasy IP?
Do you have a passion for MMOs or the Fantasy genre?
Does the idea of living in Bangkok, Thailand appeal to you?

If you answered yes, then, Virtual Realms is a great place for you to take your career to the next level! We’re entering an exciting phase of expansion and are looking for amazing talent to fill our ranks to work on an ambitious new MMORPG with one of the most recognizable fantasy IPs in video games!

We’re looking for someone with a knack for the unconventional to aid us on our path to innovative success. We encourage the sharing of ideas and passion for games. We’ll stop at nothing to bring the best MMO worlds to gaming on the go. So if you have the drive to build new and exciting experiences, join us!

Life in Bangkok

 

Whether you love kicking back and relaxing or spend your nights out on the town, Bangkok has something you’ll love! Get to know Thai culture as you ferry down the river to visit iconic temples and eat amazing food. Love amazing views? Visit one of the many rooftop bars and restaurants Bangkok has to offer for a night out. Don’t worry if you’re looking board gaming or gaming bars, in general, we have tons of those too.

Maybe you’re looking for a great workout, Bangkok is full of high-quality gyms. Honestly, you don’t even need a membership; almost every park in Bangkok has free weights and manual cardio equipment. Not to mention, the parks are an amazing escape to the urban jungle to kick back and relax!

Did we mention the food? Enjoy the best, most authentic Thai cuisine, you’ll have access to cuisines from all over the world. Bangkok has an amazing dining and craft cocktail/beer scene. 

Not only will you have all these amazing experiences right outside your door, you’ll be a short (inexpensive) bus, train, plane away from world renown vacation spots! Take a weekend trip down to beautiful Phi Phi islands or check out the Full Moon party on Koh Samui. Travel a little further, Japan is only a 4-5 hour flight away.

We’ll always happy to answer any questions you have about life in Thailand. Don’t be afraid to reach out and apply today!

3D Animator

JOB OUTLINE:

Reporting to the Art Director, you will be working collaboratively with the production to help create in-game and cinematic animations. The 3D Animator is able to maintain and manage high levels of quality while working in a rapid, rigorous and timely manner; and has a strong understanding of traditional animation fundamentals.

Experience in mobile devices is an advantage but not essential, the candidate will be self-motivated, creative and ambitious.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Animate characters real-time and pre-rendered sequences
  • Apply your knowledge of optimization techniques and be a strong key frame animator with a good eye for performance
  • Rigging
  • Implement animations in the game engine
  • Understand the animation pipeline and the processes involved from the conceptual phase to implementation
  • Work with art team to ensure timely completion of assets while communicating regularly with Lead Artist regarding the status of current tasks; obtains Lead Artist’s guidance and approval as required to advance tasks, project initiatives and milestones
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years experience as a 3D animator.
  • Autonomous and pro-active.
  • Portfolio of games animations.
  • Has strong skills in modelling, skinning, rigging, etc. using 3DsMax or equivalent 3D programs
  • Strong understanding of traditional animation principles and how they can be used to establish character personality
  • Experience or knowledge of the game development pipeline
  • Self-motivated, great team-player, and able to effectively collaborate with game artists, programmers and the production team.
  • Experience working with Unity/and or game engine and implementing 3D work into engine.
  • oral and written communication English skills as well as good instructional skills.
  • Excellent self-organisation and self-motivation abilities.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for online games.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the games industry.
  • Aligns with Company Vision and Values.

Game Content Designer

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the design efforts and work enthusiastically with the team in order to develop a compelling gameplay experience for players
  • Create and implement NPC”s, enemies, storylines, dialogue, loot, quests, and items.
  • Design content with strong thematic that will resonate globally
  • Create innovative & fun game content that is designed to improve player experience, engagement and/or monetization, using a library of existing systems, tools and features
  • Playtest and tune the game content including missions, character stats, offense, defence, abilities and buffs
  • Understand the relevant audiences for the game, and from this, calibrate your design judgement to reflect appropriate taste for these audiences
  • Provide clear content and feature documentation and diagrams where appropriate, present the work and gain consensus
  • Continually review implementation and deliver thoughtful feedback for features and systems
  • Articulate and consider a breadth and depth of possible solutions, including possible implications, and collaboratively reach the best solution by using both analytical and creative thinking
  • Improve existing design frameworks, and craft new ones
  • Openly share work and seek feedback from other developers. Synthesize co-worker and player feedback to calibrate design direction
  • Take a realistic approach to design scope and priorities, with schedule in mind
  • Proactively engage with other team members and maintain an open style of communication to foster the flow of creativity and innovation
  • Create and maintain agile game design documentation
  • Carry out any other duties consistent with the post as may be required

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Huge passion for fantasy MMO and RPG games
  • 2 years game design experience (Fresh Graduated is also welcome)
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the MMO and RPG genre
  • Understanding of mobile games and the mobile game industry
  • Good understanding of game design principles such as user flow, core game loops and user experience
  • Ability to communicate complex and creative ideas
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and able to plan workload appropriately
  • Strong work ethic, capable of working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines

 

General 3D Artist

JOB OUTLINE:

Virtual Realms is seeking a versatile General 3D Artist to play a key role in creating innovative, technically excellent artistic content to ensure only the best experiences get into our players’ hands. You will not only need good attention to detail for your work, but also a strong eye and understanding of both real-world and fantasy-based art assets. This is a unique opportunity to join a young, fast-growing company in the games industry committed to shaping the future of great gaming. Experience in mobile devices is an advantage but not essential, the candidate will be self-motivated, creative, ambitious with a broad range of skills.

 

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create a wide variety of high-quality 3D game content, 3D animation, VFX and marketing material.
  • Create all assets to conform to the company’s concept, style and technical guidelines.
  • Ensure artistic style is consistent with the visual style set by the games you are working on.
  • Maintain a good balance of art quality versus performance in the game engine.
  • Be proactive in seeking feedback and pushing yourself creatively.
  • Contribute to the constant improvement of workflows in the game art production pipeline, continuously establishing best practices.
  • Provide and receive constructive and creative feedback across art disciplines.
  • Work within the greater development team to resolve technically related art issues.
  • Optimise 3D art content to the highest standard and level of efficiency.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Company.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Game industry experience preferred, minimum of one year. Skills and experience of delivery throughout all areas of the development cycle is a must.
  • Education: you either developed your art skills and strong portfolio through on-the-job experience, or through your recently obtained degree.
  • You are proficient in the following industry standard tools: 3D Studio Max and/or Maya, Photoshop, ZBrush and Substance Suite.
  • You are familiar with Unity / and or game engines.
  • You have a creative nature with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Your ability to multi-task and prioritize work appropriately demonstrates your efficiency without compromising on quality.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, English skills as well as good instructional skills.
  • Excellent self-organisation and self-motivation abilities.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for online games.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the games industry.
  • Aligns with Company Vision and Values.

 

Senior Game Designer

JOB OUTLINE:

We are looking for someone who understands how MMOs work from both a content and systems perspective. Our design team is small, so we need someone who can learn quickly and has no problem getting their hands dirty. The ideal candidate will work well with others and collaborate with the team, while being able to work independently to get things done.

  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and implement approved systems, features and content
  • Spec out and document upcoming systems, features and content with direction from the lead game designer and management
  • Work with members of art and programming to define and document requests
  • Discuss and collaborate with fellow designers on feature and content ideas
  • Create and maintain agile game design documentation
  • Carry out any other duties consistent with the post as may be required

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Five years of game design experience, with experience in MMORPGs highly preferable
  • Experience implementing content and/or systems, and a willingness to fill in the gaps
  • Knowledge of Excel (because of course)
  • Ability to learn custom design tools quickly
  • Good at writing documentation for multiple audiences
  • A love for MMOs of various flavours
  • Mobile game design knowledge

VFX Artist

Virtual Realms is seeking a VFX Artist to play a key role in creating innovative, technically excellent artistic content to ensure only the best experiences get into our players’ hands. This is a unique opportunity to join a young, fast-growing company in the games industry committed to shaping the future of great gaming. The candidate will be self-motivated, creative and ambitious, with the ability to conceptualize, present, and execute ideas within a schedule, while actively participating in technical and artistic problem solving, and will be able to partner with multiple disciplines to meet project specific needs. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create, implement and polish a wide variety of high-quality VFX for real-time game assets, environments and characters.
  • Create original hand-painted textures and 3D meshes for particle effects.
  • FX scripting and the ability to author custom FX shaders when required.
  • Provide a deep understanding of MMORPG game mechanics, to ensure that the VFX stay true to the established internal artistic vision, while also remaining consistent with the genre.
  • Maintain a good balance of achieving art quality while also effectively optimizing and troubleshooting technical and performance issues, especially in relation to particle effects.
  • Be proactive in seeking feedback and pushing yourself creatively.
  • Contribute to the constant improvement of VFX workflows in the game art production pipeline by anticipating problems and continuously establishing best practices.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2 to 5 years of Game Development experience as a VFX Artist.
  • Portfolio showcasing recent game VFX work.
  • Experience with a real-time FX editor, preferably Unity.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Maya and/or 3dsMax.
  • Strong technical art skills particularly in relation to particle effects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, English skills as well as good instructional skills.
  • Excellent self-organisation and self-motivation abilities to manage time appropriately and submit accurate time estimates.
  • Traditional art and 3D animation skills a plus.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for MMORPGs and other online games.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the games industry.
  • A good team player who aligns with studio vision and values.

Don't See Your Position Listed?

Virtual Realms is a great place for you to develop your career, we’re entering an exciting phase of production and we are open for experienced talent in the gaming industry to work on an ambitious new MMORPG with one of the most recognizable fantasy IPs in video games.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Huge passion for fantasy MMO games
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the MMO genre
  • Understanding of mobile games and the mobile game industry
  • Focused approach and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to plan workload appropriately
  • Strong work ethic, capable of working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
  • Based in or willing to relocate to Bangkok, Thailand

 

To apply send us:

  • Updated CV
  • Portfolio (if any)
  • Cover Letter, including
    • the position that you’d like to apply
    • What games you currently play
    • Experience you have with fantasy games (video/tabletop/pen and Paper RPGs)